The grave of the Revd. Carstairs Douglas LL.D., missionary and linguist, Gulangyu, Xiamen
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Mx01-100. Cadbury Research Library archive finding number: DA26/2/2/4 (John Preston Maxwell Papers). Text on the gravestone: "IN MEMORY OF THE REVEREND CARSTAIRS DOUGLAS [..] / MISSIONARY TO THE CHINESE / FROM THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF ENGLAND. / BORN AT KILBARCHAN SCOTLAND / 27TH DECEMBER 1830. / ARRIVED IN CHINA, JUNE 1855. / DIED AT AMOY, 26TH JULY 1877. / 'THE CITY OF GOD IS ETERNAL LIFE THROUGH JESUS CHRIST OUR LORD' / ERECTED BY HIS COLLEAGUES THE MISSIONARIES OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF ENGLAND.". Carstairs Douglas (1830-1877) was a Scottish missionary, chiefly remembered for his 'Chinese–English Dictionary of the Vernacular or Spoken Language of Amoy' (1873). His grave is in Kulangsu (Gulangyu), Amoy (Xiamen). See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carstairs_Douglas. The Revd. Carstairs Douglas was Chairman of the General Conference of the Protestant Missionaries of China, which was held at Shanghai, from 10 May to 24 May 1877. He is referenced as #1 in a group portrait Mx01-096.
Black and white photograph
Cadbury Research Library (Special Collections), University of Birmingham